Online Survey Responses Due June 30th!

The South Ward Special Improvement District (BLCSID) is conducting a retail study to better understand the market demand and consumer preferences of residents and visitors in the neighborhood.



The formal survey for Weequahic and Clinton Hill residents is available at www.surveymonkey.com/r/southwardsurvey

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Salaam Ice Cream Parlor Hosts After Work Network Event  NCEDC and South Ward SID partner to promote local shopping, business networking.

Salaam Ice Cream Parlor Hosts After Work Network Event NCEDC and South Ward SID partner to promote local shopping, business networking.

NEWARK, N.J., June 22, 2018 – South Ward residents, business and property owners mingled with Mayor Ras J. Baraka, South Ward Councilman John Sharpe James and other elected officials, plus representatives from the Victoria Foundation, Greater Newark LISC, NCEDC and other organizations at a recent… Read more »

Youth Clean Up Campaign – Saturday, June 30th!

Youth Clean Up Campaign – Saturday, June 30th!

Attention young people from the South Ward! Help make a difference in our community by participating in this clean up effort on Saturday, June 30th. Targeted area – Bergen Street, Clinton and Lyons Avenues. RSVP’s appreciated by June 26th. Email southwardsid@gmail.com.

BLC Partnership Board Meeting – Rescheduled

Tonight’s (Tuesday, June 19th) BLC Partnership Board Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 26, 6 PM in the conference room at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Sorry for any inconvenience to our South Ward stakeholders.

South Ward Community Reviews Plans for Newark Airport Redevelopment

South Ward Community Reviews Plans for Newark Airport Redevelopment

Local stakeholders share ideas to spur economic growth, job creation, quality of life improvements. Residents, property and business owners and other South Ward stakeholders turned out for a community meeting to discuss proposed plans for the expansion and redevelopment of Newark Airport and how those… Read more »

Newark Historical Renaissance Ride – June 16, 2018

Newark Historical Renaissance Ride – June 16, 2018

Check out this video from last year’s event, and get ready for the Newark Historical Renaissance Ride Seersucker Summer Social coming to the South and West Wards of Newark on Saturday, June 16 2018. Enjoy the warm weather as you dress for the occasion for the premier summer cycling &… Read more »